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, mtucker@a... wrote:
> [David Lim:]
> >> Is this possible? Can I actually create a custom pcc file and
> >> to mix some 3e data sets with the 35e data set (which i'm
> >> would like to use some of them but was wondering if there'll be
> >> side effects. Or do I actually need to manually copy over the
> >> I want?
> [Eddy Anthony:]
> > Yes. You can duplicate the .pcc file and change the GAMEMODE:3e
> > read
> > GAMEMODE:35e. The source will then show up in that gamemode. You
> > expect to encounter some side effects as those files were not
> > that gamemode. The most obvious difference is the way weapons
> > reworked,
> > unless you want to go into the LST and update them I would
comment out the
> > weapons files. To comment out lines in .pcc and LST files add a
> > at
> > the beginning of the line, PCGen won't read it that way. Other
> > effects
> > you might see are references to skills, spells etc.. That no
> > and stuff like that. You may have to delete some PRExxx tags to
> > for
> > some things.
> > --
> > ~ Eddy
> > ~ Doc Chimp, Data Tamarin
> > ~ PCGen BoD Documentation Second
> I completely agree with Eddy's advice, but I would add this: you
> just edit the main .pcc file for each of your 3e sources so that
> loadable in *either* game mode. That is, change the tag to read:
> I've had some success with this, for example with some of
my "house rule"
> datasets that work equally well in either game mode.
> However, if you're using any large, 3rd party datasets you're
> going to end up editing the files rather heavily (piece-meal, but
> it) to get them to behave correctly in the 35e game mode. Those
> would, of course, render the datasets unsuitable for the 3e game
> you're probably best off doing it the way Eddy suggested: just
> datasets, and edit the copy so it will work with 35e.
Thanks guys! Will try it out.
One more thing: Ranger favored enemies is broken in 5.7.2 right?
Given that it appears to be a dataset problem (from the trackers),
any quick fix for that? Or can i actually get a fix from the CVS?